verb (used with or without object)
Origin of blather
Examples from the Web for blathering
I am greatly afraid that the head will be turned on Oona with his share of blathering.Poets and Dreamers|Lady Augusta Gregory and Others
"Neither will I if you do me out of two thousand quid by blathering here," Foley drawled.The Three Sapphires|W. A. Fraser
I should be glad to know what business a pauper body like this has blathering abroad?Merrie England In The Olden Time, Vol. 2 (of 2)|George Daniel
Go out of that door, I'm telling you, and do your blathering below in the glen.In the Shadow of the Glen|J. M. Synge
You'd be a great one for keeping him steady at his work, for he's after idling and blathering to this hour from the dawn of day.The Well of the Saints|J. M. Synge
Word Origin for blather
1520s, Scottish, probably from a Scandinavian source such as Old Norse blaðra "mutter, wag the tongue," perhaps of imitative origin. Related: Blathered; blathering.
1787, from blather (v.).